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not on the part of total war for -- of toyota or ford. host: repaying money that was given by the federal government, how was that compared to other automakers that received federal money for the same purposes? guest: it is really only general motors and chrysler that you can compare head-to-head. chrysler is in a much tougher situation. it did not get as much money. an ipo there is not expected for a couple of years. there were signs of progress there at chrysler. it has a new products coming. that new product pipeline is going to take a few years to really get into the market. even then, there are some questions as to how americans to respond to these new vehicles. will they hit the targets that they need to? guest: what is it about the vehicles that may call that into question? guest: it is a different team at chrysler. it is a joint venture. ia few of them were vehicles tht are in progress when chrysler went bankrupt. the first new vehicle we will see will be a new jeep grand cherokee. until you see those on the road, it is hard to know if this current management group has a feel for
on the safety of toyota from a newly released company -- more now on the safety of toyota from a newly released company mail. toyota executives debated when they should inform the public about safety problems with accelerator pedals, prompting irv miller, toyotas than group vice president for internal public affairs to warn in an e- mail that "we are not protecting our customers by keeping this quiet. the time to hide on this one is over. we need to come clean." the e-mail was sent on january 16 of this year. the financial crisis increase appears to be getting worse. its borrowing costs have jumped, stock market is down, and there is talk of either a default or an expensive bailout. asian and european markets were down more than 1% on the news. meanwhile, treasury secretary timothy geithner currently in beijing has concluded a meeting with the vice premier on economic ties. he did not say whether the two sides discuss currency. he had been expected to press washington's case for beijing to use exchange-rate controls that critics say destroyed -- and distort trade. and finally, an update on gtmo
and karzai could be canceled. documents obtained showed that toyota warned distributors through europe about sticking accelerator pedals. those warnings came weeks before the company told the u.s. regulators about the problem. north korea has sentenced an american teacher to eight years of hard labor. and ordered him to pay a $7,000 fine actor he got illegally into the country. he is the fourth u.s. citizen to be detained since last year. finally, work continues at a mine in the west virginia. rescuers have gotten a response to possible survivors. the blast killed 25 and left four missing. it is the worst u.s. mining accident in over two decades. >> first lady, michele obama focusing on fighting childhood obesity, sits down to date with the studentcam winner of honolulu. his documentary was on childhood abuse. others will join the conversation from around the country. it will be live at 11:00 a.m. eastern. >> this week on c-span 2, a special primetime presentation. tonight the following offers. -- authors. it all begins at 7:00 p.m. eastern on c-span2. >> i know what the challenges, and we a
and toyota -- well, they have their own problems now -- but they actually brought plants here to build in this country. sherrod brown was on an earlier today. he is trying to include incentives to make sure that we keep companies here, as well, punitive measures. other countries who do not take the steps that this country is taking to deal with the problem will not have the same import opportunities that they would otherwise have. in essence, making sure other countries clean up their act, or they cannot do business here. if done right, we can create jobs and keep jobs here. maajor unions in this country are for this legislation because they say that if it is done right, with these kinds of protections, they can create and keep those jobs here. another thing, mass transit. if we are going to build a mass- transit, that will be built and those jobs will stay in this country. we need to put some smart thinking into some of these other technologies so that we can keep more jobs here. host: buffalo, new york. gabe on the independent line. caller: i hear that china is supplying most of our
's lending operations. live coverage begins at on c- span3. more on toyota safety. consumer reports is issuing its eighth warning on toyota to's 2010 lexus south carolina vein because of an increased role of risk. the magazine said it found a problem. routine testing and is urging car shoppers not to buy that vehicle until the problem has been fixed. reports this morning that a navy plane has crashed. the florida-based aircraft just missed an house when it crashed in a wooded area about two-hours north of the lantern. at least three people have been killed and a search is underway for a fourth person believed to have been on board. an update on the coal mine explosion in west virginia. the bodies of all 29 have been recovered from the mine earlier this morning. now that the dangerous gases have been cleared, federal investigators will enter the mind and try to determine what caused the worst u.s. coal mining disaster since 1970. meanwhile virginia gov. bob macdonald restored $750,000 and funding for mine safety inspections -- bob mcdonnell. those are some of the latest headlines on
bailout was pretty well managed. toyota ran into all of these problems over the last few months and has seen a reduction in car sales was a windfall for the charge. the cash for clunkers program, that part of the stimulus last summer, but was so successful and led to such a surge in demand for detroit's cars. it was also very beneficial. there is no doubt about. regardless of having treating some creditors better than others in the restructuring of gm, it was a fairly well managed intervention by the federal government. host: devi from connecticut on our republican line. -- debbie from connecticut. caller: the global economy is interdependent on everyone. the bubble has burst. economics in that country are no longer working. there are the european nations and they will be disrupted and upset about the different styles of life. in the united states, these large companies are getting bailed out with federal tax dollars. there is a similar game going on with passing money from hand to hand before it gets lost. everyone is trying to figure out what is going on. the average worker taking les
. toyota says despite the recall of some 10 million vehicles in recent months, production soared more than 80% in march compared to one year ago. cars and trucks have been the subject of at least three separate recalls in the past year. the national association for business economics is painting a somewhat picture of future growth. a new survey of economists find more optimism about growth and this year as industry report increasing profits and jobs. those are some of the latest headlines. >> sunday on "in death" -depth"- three hours with pat buchanan. host: trudy rubin is with us from philadelphia, a foreign affairs columnist for "the little bit enquirer." tell us about your most recent trip to the middle east. where were you and what did you see? guest: i was on a three-week trip to afghanistan, pakistan, and the iraq. i started with admiral mullen and we traveled to canada are -- kandahar, where a big offensive is about to start, and then i went on to kabul and other cities to talk to afghan officials. then i continued on to pakistan to look at the other side of the border, how much coo
. that is when realtytrac began reporting data. toyota is testing all of its suv's to see if it finds the same problem found by "consumer reports." the magazine says people should not buy the new lexus 460 because it can easily roll over. some of the lettuce headlines from c-span3 a. >> on c-span3 today, fbi director robert mulleeller. live coverage of the senate appropriations subcommittee begins at 10:00 a.m. eastern time. later, live coverage of the first of three planned debates between britain's party leaders. gordon brown, david cameron, and nick clegg are all seeking to be the next prime minister. beginning at 3:30 p.m. eastern time on c-span3. >> "washington journal" continues. host: senator mike johanns of nebraska. we will start from the local news reports that you spend a good time during the break doing, with town meetings, a visiting classrooms. you talk about financial reform, listing your priorities of what should change. what are they? guest: i think there are obvious things, and i did a dozen town hall meetings. this is one of the things i talked about. since derivatives legis
than most against corporations. i don't know if you also saw that toyota was fined about, $16 million or $20 million, it is pretty low compared if you are correct with the $2 billion. corporate fines can be quite low and often don't deter misconduct. host: >> it is melinda from a patty johnson, ever -- next up is melendez from arizona. caller: as someone who lost my trucking company while the oil prices doubled, allowing people to buy futures on the oil markets who were not taking the lid rate is really just a scam. and then also, a little different subject. i have a subjection that the fda could set up a very -- suggestion that the fda could set up a program locally, give micro loans, bill -- people who are collecting unemployment all of the money at once or people could use of their own money since it takes so many different people from the board room to the mailroom to run a company, that they could set up a program where they put together -- just an example, 200 people with $5,000 each to buy up existing buildings or so forth and start building solar panels or whenever for the gre
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